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NWSCC Holds First Annual Social Service Fair On The Muscle Shoals Campus

November 7, 2022

MUSCLE SHOALS-NWSCC held a social Services Fair in the gym on the Shoals campus on Saturday, November 5.  The NW-SCC Upward Bound Programs partnered with 15 local social service providers to offer this opportunity to their students and our community to see what is available to the students of Northwest Shoals Community College as well […]

NWSCC Hosts Active Shooter Drill For Colbert County First Responders

November 4, 2022

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Thursday, November 3 the campus of Northwest Shoals Community College was the scene of an active shooter drill put on by First Responders in Colbert County and Northwest Shoals Community College. The exercise was held in two “hot” locations the gym on NWSCC and the Bevill Center.  Responders  came into the scene and […]

Killen Fall Festival 2022 – EVENT PHOTOS

October 17, 2022

KILLEN-The weather was just right, the music was danceable, the children had painted faces and great big smiles…vendor, food and lots of fun at the Killen Fall Festival. The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to have a little fall fun and take a few pictures.  We present those pictures to you here.  ENJOY!

Athens State Presents The Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention 2022 – EVENT PHOTOS

October 10, 2022

ATHENS-Once again Athens State played host to the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention. There was plenty of good old fashioned bluegrass music.  The weather was picture perfect and the crowds were enjoying the great weather, food, craft booths and the very awesome music.  The musicians played as if there was no tomorrow. The Quad […]

20th Annual St. Florian Oktoberfest – EVENT PHOTOS

October 3, 2022

ST FLORIAN– The Oktoberfest celebration began on the grounds of St. Michael’s Catholic Church but has spread to the adjacent Saint Florian Community Park to the Senior Center and site of the future Town Hall. The 20th Annual Oktoberfest was  a huge success…fun was had by all who attended.  The weather was awesome, there was […]

Oka Kapassa: Return to Coldwater 2022 – EVENT PHOTOS

September 12, 2022

TUSCUMBIA-For to days in September Tuscumbia welcomes  a special Native American gathering to celebrate the culture and traditions of American Indians who once lived in the north Alabama region. Oka Kapassa: Return to Coldwater introduces North Alabama’s Indian heritage in an entertaining and educational way by offering hands-on activities and demonstrations. On Friday  4th and […]

Coondog Cemetery Labor Day Celebration – EVENT PHOTOS

September 7, 2022

FREEDOM HILLS-In a small, grassy meadow, deep in the rich, thick wilderness of Freedom Hills, Key Underwood sadly buried his faithful coondog, Troop. They had hunted together for more than 15 years. They had been close friends. Out of one hunter’s devotion to his faithful coonhound was born the “Key Underwood Coon Dog Memorial Graveyard,” […]

Labor Day Done Right…A Celebration Of Our Local Workers – EVENT PHOTOS

September 7, 2022

TUSCUMBIA-The Tuscumbia Labor Day Festival is the oldest festival commemorating Alabama workers. President Jimmy Carter kicked off his presidential bid at this event. There was  a car show, parade through downtown streets, music, political speeches, food vendors and a general good time and fond farewell to the summer seaon.  This even is sponsored by the […]

Shoals Area Labor Council Dinner Kicking Off The Labor Day Festivities – EVENT PHOTOS

September 6, 2022

SHEFFIELD-The Shoals Area Labor Council held their annual dinner to kick off the Labor Day  festivities in Tuscumbia. During the dinner on Sunday evening the Council honored Sgt. Nick Risner with a Friend of Labor Posthumous Person Of The Year.  Other awards honoring Men and women of Labor were: Ed Blasingame, IBEW Local 558 with […]

The 25th Annual Killen Founder’s Day A Hit – EVENT PHOTOS

August 8, 2022

KILLEN-The 25th Annual Killen Founder’s Day took place Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th.   The two days were jam packed with fun and interesting things to do. There was great food, awesome vendors, horseshoes, car show and good music to round off the evening. was on hand for part of the fun on Saturday […]

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